Jan 08, 2024

5 Resources to Kick Off 2024

The new year brings a fresh energy to the classroom and NGPF is here to help you get the most out of our resources. Here are five recommendations.


Pacing Guide Tips

Hoping to make your lesson planning easier this semester? We’re providing great tips to create your own pacing guide based on the most common suggestions we hear from veteran NGPF teachers. Check them out: 

Six Steps to Crafting a Pacing Guide that Meets Your Needs


The Blog Digest

Recognized as one of the Top Personal Finance Blogs, the NGPF blog is the best place to learn the latest in personal finance trends as well as what resources are most timely for immediate classroom use. With Questions of the Day, FinCap Friday, and Interactives coming to your inbox each weekday, you’ll be able to add to your lessons in a way that engages students.

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NGPF Arcade

The NGPF Arcade is home to 11 free online personal finance games played by millions of students every school year. Not only are they entertaining for students, but each one comes with a worksheet of reflection questions to help create connections between the games and lessons taught in the classroom.

View the Arcade


Free Professional Development

Looking to boost your confidence teaching finance topics? Or get some tips and tricks for classroom activities? We offer free professional development in three ongoing formats - live, online one-hour Virtual PDs, self-paced On-Demand modules, and in-depth Certification Courses. Plus, when you take PD you are enrolled in NGPF Academy and can earn swag for achieving PD milestones.

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Online Bank Simulator

The NGPF Online BankSim is perfect for the start of the semester when students are learning about banking. The updated version reflects a modern banking website. No logins or account setup means student data is never collected! 

Go to the Online BankSim

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Bonus: 3 Teacher-Recommended Activities to kick off the semester



About the Author

Hannah Rael

As NGPF's Marketing Communications Manager, Hannah (she/her) helps spread the word about NGPF's mission to improve the financial lives of the next generation of Americans.

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